Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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The Center for Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, & Nutrition Innovation (GENI), a joint entity within Emory University School of Medicine and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, invites applications for a tenure-potential position at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level, researching the broad role of metabolic health on well-being in children (MD and/or PhD required).
Areas of particular interest include addressing obesity, early risk stratification and identification of noninvasive markers and therapeutic targets, novel molecular and clinical diagnostics, workable interventions in childhood with a focus on socioeconomically disadvantaged populations, fatty liver disease, type 2 diabetes, and a variety of important disorders in gastroenterology, hepatology, and/or endocrinology where metabolites play a significant role in pathophysiology and outcomes. Approaches that capitalize on translational research, pediatric technologies, animal models, pediatrician/community engagement, and bioinformatics such as metabolomics, lipidomics, and genomics are encouraged. The candidate will be expected to develop an innovative, externally funded research program, as well as engage in cross-disciplinary initiatives.
Faculty appointment will be in the Department of Pediatrics within Emory University School of Medicine. We offer a highly interactive collegial research environment with state-of-the-art facilities, as well as proximity to and collaborations with Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse School of Medicine, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory Global Health Institute, and Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. Please visit our websites for more information about the Department of Pediatrics or Research.
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have worked together since 1956, facilitating leading-edge pediatric research, training, and innovation. Together, our partnership advances research and facilitates evidence-based quality care for children. In 2020, the Emory Department of Pediatrics was the #1 ranked pediatric department in National Institutes of Health research funding.
This job opportunity is part of our ambitious $200M investment to substantially grow our team of world-class child health researchers. Click here to learn more about our plan to recruit 30 new researchers over the next five years.
Interested applicants apply online and upload their CV and a letter of interest highlighting their research.
The Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute is an affiliation between Emory University and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta that is improving the lives of children in Georgia and beyond. The Pediatric Institute combines the unique strengths and resources of each institution in support of our three-part academic missions of providing outstanding clinical care, conducting innovative basic science discovery and clinical research, and coordinating exceptional education of the future healthcare workforce.
Our physicians, researchers, and educators have created a model where leadership, commitment and quality are fundamental components of success. Together, we are transforming pediatrics by achieving new levels of clinical excellence--driven by research, teaching and wellness. We look forward to our future together.
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